Climate & Supply Chain: Risk Versus Reward

As the supply chain, with its global reach, increasing complexity, and clear interdependence throughout the organization, has evolved as a strategic differentiator for electronics OEMs, the importance of planning excellence has also come into focus. Meanwhile, more and more disruptions that impact that critical supply chain have been traced to climate change. A climate-related event…

Sustainability Clauses: CSR in Contracts Yields Mixed But Promising Results

Adding corporate social responsibility (CSR) language into supplier contracts is becoming increasingly common for high-tech and electronics OEMs. It remains to be seen, though, if these sustainability clauses actually shift supplier behavior. A recent study from EcoVadis, which rates global supply chains for business sustainability, found that CSR clauses have the potential to improve supply…

ModusLink Unveils 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report Underscoring Commitment to Enabling Sustainable Supply Chain

WALTHAM, Mass. —  Today ModusLink Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Connect, Inc. (NASDAQ: STCN) and a leading global provider of digital and physical supply chain solutions, unveiled its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the organization’s commitment to helping customers achieve sustainability goals by making sustainability a central component of our business strategy and offering…

Break the Battery Hoarder Habit This Spring

Atlanta– Call2Recycle, North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship and recycling program, is encouraging consumers to declutter living spaces and break the battery hoarder habit by recycling used batteries. Individuals can even enter to win an anti-battery hoarder kit from Call2Recycle to jumpstart their battery recycling efforts, which kicks off on Earth Day. With the busy…

Just Like Being There: APEX 2018 & Eco Design

It seems one constant challenge facing the supply chain and the manufacturing of electronics is sustainability, and of course environmental stewardship. Getting the design of the supply chain right at the start is key to success as is communications and collaboration up and down that supply chain. Who better to chair a discussion on this…

R2 Certification in Brazil Sustains Re-Teck as Industry Leader in Global RSCM Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA  — Re-Teck, a subsidiary of the Li-Tong Group (LTG) and the global provider of reverse supply chain management (RSCM) solutions, announced today that Re-Teck Brazil was awarded the latest Responsible Recycling Practices Standard (R2) Certification, R2:2013. The R2 Standard is the electronic recycling industry’s leading certification and the premier global standard leading…

12 Tech-Savvy Cars That Get an Environmental Thumbs Up

Once a mechanical marvel, the automobile has quickly become a computer on wheels. The use of technology has changes the automotive market and its supply chain in incredible ways.  For consumers, the shift has translated into dozens of affordable, efficient, and tech-forward cars that offer a greener alternative to older gas guzzlers.  “Automakers have brought an…